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. the national institutes of health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we were there for you, man. like,
'm in the minority but i believe that in the nfl if a player and the coach get together and decide, you know, what we're going to do here regarding injury and keep him in the game, keep him in the game. >> he's a 22-year-old rookie. the coach has 30, 40 years experience coaching. up to the coach to say, hey, i don't think that you can play this game and putting in kurt cousins and maybe we'll win. >> this isn't the high school regionals. this is the nfl playoffs. they know their bodies. 90% of the players on that field for both are injured at this point. you play through injury. i don't have a problem with him gutting it out. he came in hurt already and they felt that he was a better option than the backup quarterback to try to win the game. did it play out that way? it didn't and ended like this. there are a lot of factors involved not the least of which is that turf coming loose under his feet. you think they have enough money to fix it. >> we don't know the extent. he'll have an mri on monday but i think it's an absolute gis grace that a nfl playoff game on a field that looks like that. dirt that'
, the team suggests searching the nfl ticket exchange. you can try other ticket websites or craigslist but you run the risk of getting counterfeits there. keep in mind, only 1,000 tickets were available for playoff last year for the 49ers. so there will only be a limited amount as well. and then you have season ticketholders getting first crack at those tickets. back out here live, this is my afternoon -- my cell phone. i'm craigslist. ticket prices are steep. there are a few going for $250. one going for $429. there's another one down below there. it says $500. expect to pay a rather pretty penny if you plan on coming to the 49ers game. you can watch it for free here on ktvu as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> don't forget. you can watch the ga right here on channel 2. now, the fox nfl pregame show is at 4:30. the game itself starts at 5:00. >> exciting football yesterday as well. >> yes. >>> let's check in with sal, though, see what's happening on the roads. a little more crowded, i would imagine, after a lot of kids back at school. >> and we have video, too, of a crash in
:-- 8:07. san francisco 49ers host the packers in an nfl playoff game on saturday evening. already signs of red and gold are popping up. 9er red lights adorn the ferry building. there it is. and 49ers stance many trying to get their hands on tickets to the game. even san franciscans who don't usually root for the 9ers are jumping on the bandwagon. >> just to see the home team win, get a win in san francisco. the giants won last year, that atmosphere was unbelievable. >> the 49ers are considered slight favorites to win by about 3 points. but green bay quarterback aaron rodgers, remember, he was the star at cal and now he hopes to defeat the team he rooted for as a kid. the 49ers offered a limited number of tickets on line. they sold out within minutes. you can still get tickets to candlestick park on the nfl ticket exchange. the cheapest ticket we found is about $200. on stubhub one ticket is going for more than $5500. there are other tickets as well. you can watch the game right here. our coverage begins at 4:00. fox begins coverage at 4:30 and kickoff is set for after 5:00. then stay tu
saban, 5.5 million buck aes year. that's as a college coach. >> what's the highest paid nfl coach right now? >> it's like 7 million bucks. and brian kelly makes about 2.4. that will go up, too. he's not the most popular kelly in the country. oregon's chip kelly will stay in college, probably, and not go to the nfl. >> really? >> yeah. for my opinion, he was the head coach of the university of new hampshire eight years ago and now he's if most popular coach in the country. >> but he's not going to stay? >> they think he's going to stay in oregon now. >> will he be the highest paid coach now? >> i don't know if he'll get saban type money. most people, let's face it, don't care that much. right? >> oh. >> is that what you're saying? >> it's hard for me to say that because i might get in trouble. in terms of football and baseball and basketball it's still not there. but the people who love hockey go crazy for hockey. >> a nice little niche for nbc, too. >> does nbc lose on this? or it has to work when there's a strike? >> no, not anymore. >> now we pay. >> i know we pay for it. >> when you
other higher intensity workout for a shorter amount of time. >> the nfl wild-card weekend draws to an exciting finish with a matchup of to surprise playoff teams led by rookie quarterbacks. >> the seattle seahawks and quarterback russell wilson flexed their muscles on their way to a 24 to 14 victory over robert griffin the third and the washington redskins. >> former cal bear, marshawn lynch, ran for 132 yds and scored a seattle broken a game post-season losing streak on the road. >> they will go on to face the top seed atlanta falcons' next sunday. >> tickets for the weakens divisional round playoff game between the surfaces of 49ers and the green bay packers will go on sell this morning. >> as ever to go 49ers in the green bay packers are set to play at candlestick park on saturday at 5:00 p.m. tickets for the game will be available starting at 10:00 a.m. the can be produced on line via ticketmaster. >> the national archives displaying releasing documents and i am showing milestones in manned space flight from president nixon's administration. nasa sent the first men to the mo
." >> congratulations to them. >>> well, the nfl wild-card weekend now is in the books and we'll have highlights from the colts-ravens match-up. >> sportswrap is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. . >>> good evening everyone and welcome to this early sunday night edition of sportswrap. two more wild-card playoff games and further indication that the seattle seahawks team, the 49ers ran into at christmas time will be a force in this postseason. the seahawks in washington where robert griffin iii was trying to gut it out with a heavy brace on his injured knee. and early on, the redskins made it looks like this game would be a breeze. griffin threw a short touchdown pass to royster and then to paulson for a touchdown. the seahawks looking at a 14-0 deficit before the 2nd quarter started. griffin went to the sidelinings to his knee monitored by renowned orthopedists. and russell
that at 1:00 later today with megyn. controversy of a different sort in the nfl playoffs. the redskins losing their wildcard game to the seattle seahawks 24-14. they started so hot. many are asking this morning if their superstar rookie quarterback, robert -- robert gave fin the third should have been in the came. he went down injuring his knee trying to field that bad snap. that thing was shaking back and forth. tough to watch. redskins coach mike shanahan facing a heap of criticism for allowing his star quarterback playing hurt and team doctor says he is not quite sure he should have been out there in the first place. he will get an mri today. as for the baltimore ravens they rolled on indianapolis colts at home. andrew luck, a terrific season but that is over now. that sets up a showdown with tom brady and the new england patriots next week. if your team won, like mine did, i could have told you as much, but i held out hope at the very end. martha: there is always hope. bill: there is always next year. maybe not. >> there is always next year for your bengals. bill: thanks. martha: w
? >> steve: nfl replacements. >> gretchen: they were not popular. remember some of those calls. >> steve: here is the good news, congress. there are things and people more unpopular than you. john edwards more unpopular than you, congress. kim kardashian more unpopular. >> gretchen: i don't believe that one. >> steve: telemarketers more unpopular. north korea, more unpopular than congress. >> brian: here is the thing, i'm going to go to bat for congress for a second because you can't win. if you are someone like mitch mcconnell and you say i'm here to get things done. i'm going to use the maximum power i have. i'm going to reach across the aisle and get something done, they're gog run somebody against you. how can dee that? let's get another candidate to primary him. if you don't do anything, you're there to get something done, why don't you get something done? i'm standing for something, but you got to get something done. what do you want them o do? sit there and say, i'm only going to believe one thing or do you want thome compromise and get the best deal they can get? i wish the presi
with attitudes such as yours. >> he's an nfl quarterback. >> i actually thought mark was going to make the opposite point because the way they've handled strasburg with the nationals has been a model of caution and it's worked out really well for the nationals. i'm with the anti-shanahan caucus here. i'll also say that even if you take the rg3 thing out, pete carroll outcoached shanahan all game long. beyond even the decision to keep the quarterback in. shanahan made four, five huge mistakes in coaching over the course of the game. i think you have a reason to fire him even if he hadn't screwed up the rg3 thing. >> i would argue going fourth down and 14, that that was a big mistake. >> yeah. >> there were still 4:30 left or something. >> that's more time than is left in this block. >> even if you weren't concerned about the health of rg3, what about the health of your team winning the game? he couldn't use his leg. he couldn't throw the ball. he hit his hand on somebody's helmet. it gives you a better chance to win. >> it's not as if what happened last night on the field is not going t
at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women and minority members for the top jobs in his second term. keep my eye on her...to but, i didn't always
is equivalent to nfl, literally. >> reporter: but with two big red football players charged with rape in august and increasing social media attention since then, many in this town feel under fire. what has this done to the town of steubenville? >> it has put a cloud over the city. and i feel really it's unjustified. the buzz that keeps coming about is that steubenville is a bad place, things are being covered up, more people should be arrested. and i feel that's all unjustly so. >> reporter: activist hacker group anonymous and others have suggested more students may have taken part in the alleged assault or that authorities went easy on the football players, though two have been arrested and charged with rape. who do you feel like is saying this whole town now has a black eye is bad? who do you feel like is saying that? >> i think one of the things of mind is the internet -- >> reporter: certainly gone viral? >> yeah. and i think things start to snowball. >> reporter: has preferential treatment been given to these boys because they're part of the football team? >> no. that's not -- they're faci
, the only quarterback in nfl history to win at least one playoff game in each of his first five seasons. the ravens take on the broncos next week. fans gave a final farewell to lewis as he takes a victory lap. doug marone, my ex-neighbor moving up in the sports world. he now becomes the buffalo bills head coach. he was the offensive coordinator for the saints and worked for the jets in the offensive line. he's considered an offensive genius and a great guy. the top of his resume is the fact that he's my neighbor. i think i should be getting season bills tickets. >>steve: if he was still your neighbor he could be getting your pocket hose. >>brian: if he was my neighbor he'd be commuting a very long distance. >>steve: 22 minutes till the top of the hour. the cash for clunkers program was supposed to save all of us money. >>gretchen: the program designed to take gas tkpwuz letters off the street did more harm than good. charles payne from the fox network is here. people remember the cash for clunkers program. it was controversial for a variety of reason. now we're talking about this enviro
weeks. meanwhile, the nfl playoffs are off to a wild start as the washington redskins lost quarterback robert griffin iii to a knee injury, costing them the game against the seattle seahawks. >>> and linebacker ray lewis went out on top, taking the vikings to victory in the final home game before retiring. he has the dance and all. >>> tonight, alabama and notre dame face off in the bcs championship game in miami. it's now 7:15. back to matt, savannah and al. could be a new dance craze. >> he has been doing that one for a while. who do we like in the game tonight? >> i don't know. i'm going to be neutral officially. real courageous. >> i think alabama is going to win. i do. >> notre dame? >> i just like the little leprechaun, like regis philbin, you know? >> it should be a great game. >> mr. roker, what have you got? >> snow back to the interior mountains, winter storm warnings and watches and weather advisories in effect. along the coast as we move to the south, cold. upper level low. look at the snowfall amounts there. we're talking anywhere from six to 12 inches of snow, four inches
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